Editorials

GM Poletown plant is both good news, bad news

We have spilled a lot of ink in recent months about the GM Poletown plant and what its existence means to Hamtramck. The plant plays a major role…

State let the city down in toxic waste matter

Apparently, the state doesn’t care about the health and well-being of our residents. Words can’t express the outrage felt in the community about the state’s recent decision to…

News

City and school officials have big plans for Veterans Park

City and school officials have big plans for Veterans Park

  By Charles Sercombe If the stars align right, Veterans Memorial Park could undergo a…

State comes under fire for decision on recycling plant

State comes under fire for decision on recycling plant

  By Charles Sercombe Despite numerous protests and demonstrations, state officials gave US Ecology permission…

Will there be a windfall for Hamtramck?

Will there be a windfall for Hamtramck?

  By Charles Sercombe Is Hamtramck in line for a major revenue boost now that…

Prepare to pay more for parking

Prepare to pay more for parking

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck will join other local communities in upgrading its parking meters. Hamtramck…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

What’s in store for the coming year? Just look back to last year

  By Charles Sercombe Now that 2019 is behind us, it’s time once again to dust off our crystal ball and gaze into the future – the…

Features

At this ‘coven,’ it’s all about art, not witches’ spells

At this ‘coven,’ it’s all about art, not witches’ spells

    By Joe Myrick Special to The Review The word “coven” is used to describe a community of witches taking part in, well, witch activities. Like…

Editorials

Should Hamtramck keep its parking meters or upgrade?

It’s an understatement to say that the subject of parking meters has long been an issue in Hamtramck. Since at least the 1980s, there have been on…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…